Job Description :
BR 90-95

Title: Software Developer Tech Lead

Client is the technology engine driving innovative retail, e-commerce, and global enterprise technology. We are a passionate team of technologists on an aggressive path to become the best technology organization in retail, operating with the agility and speed of a startup and the stability and resources of a Fortune 500 company. We push boundaries and challenge the status quo, with innovation at the core of everything we do. We set trends in both retail AND in IT. We ship to customers in over 90 countries worldwide. We are passionate about creating and delivering quality software utilizing Agile and Dev/Ops Practices such as Automation, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration & Delivery, Pair Programming and story based iterative development utilizing cutting edge technologies.

Major Responsibilities include
Works collaboratively with technical and business team members to develop and maintain business solutions following Agile development principles and practices
Is influential and engages actively in building out a dynamic and productive development organization and continuously improving practices and methodology
Designs and develops applications with an eye towards simplicity, reliability, manageability, scalability, extensibility, performance and re-use Provides technical expertise in the areas of architecture, design, implementation, and testing
Sets and adheres to software coding and style guides to ensure consistency
Participates in pairing and code reviews
Support (2nd level) and troubleshoot problems with existing applications
Mentors and guides others who are still developing their skills

Minimum Qualifications include
A minimum of 8-10 years' software development experience, 6 years of which are Java/J2ee specific, is required
Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment
Hands on experience with Agile methodologies and Test Driven Development
Strong sense of personal accountability; contributes beyond job role and responsibilities
Excellent problem solving skills; meticulous & methodical
Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly and self-directed
Proven ability to translate complex business requirements into simple software solutions
Passionate about continuously improving organizational practices
Thorough understanding of Object Oriented principles (Analysis and Design)
Candidates must have a robust understanding of Java and an in-depth understanding of other Java technologies, including Servlets, Struts/Tiles (not a must), JSP, JDBC, JMS, Spring
Familiarity with messaging (e.g. MQ Series, JMS, etc
Full lifecycle development experience on large projects, creating distributed and scalable business systems.
Experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, XML-RPC, etc
Experience with relational databases and data access (JDBC/DAO/SQL) Oracle strongly preferred.
Experience with NoSQL databases, MongoDB strongly preferred
Experience with Kafka
Experience with deploying to Cloud platforms

Desired Qualifications include
E-commerce/Fulfillment experience is a plus.
Familiarity with front-end technologies – Object-Oriented JavaScript, AJAX, XHTML, HTML, XML/DOM
Familiarity with Ruby
Experience with test automation frameworks
Experience in developing and driving SOA strategies within large enterprises and deploying SOA implementations to production a big plus